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Taiwan makers see increased orders for high-efficiency solar cells from China

Jun 15, 12:00

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have seen a significant increase in orders for models with energy conversion rates over 17.8% from China, with prices hiking to...

China-based Solarbao provides online trading services for investment in PV power generation

Jun 15, 11:27

Solarbao, a China-based e-commerce platform, provides online trading services for investors to acquire existing or soon-to-be-completed PV power-generating stations and then lease...

ReneSolar, ET Solar to export OEM-made PV modules to Europe, says CBN Daily

Jun 12, 11:00

China-based PV module makers ReneSolar and ET Solar, as they have been removed from the European Union's (EU) MIP (minimum import price) framework and therefore will be subject to...

Heraeus files patent infringement complaint against Giga Solar

Jun 11, 12:03

Germany-based Heraeus Holding on June 10 filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court a charge against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials for allegedly...

PV inverter shipments rise in China as prices and revenues decline, says IHS

Jun 10, 16:08

Even though photovoltaic (PV) inverter shipments to China increased in 2014, significant price declines have caused revenues to drop. Despite PV inverter shipments to the China market...

Hulk Energy sees booming orders for Cigs-3000 CIGS thin-film PV modules

Jun 10, 15:18

Hulk Energy Technology has received orders for Cigs-3000 series CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) thin-film PV modules with shipments scheduled through August, according to the...

Suntech Power offers PERC PV module

Jun 9, 21:13

China-based PV module maker Suntech Power Holdings has offered SuperPoly, a 4-busbar PV module made of 72 PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline solar cells, and...

Mosel Vitelic to stop solar cell production

Jun 8, 11:35

Wafer foundry service provider Mosel Vitelic has decided to stop production of crystalline silicon solar cells to curb losses from the segment.

Solartech expanding PERC solar cell capacity

Jun 8, 11:15

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy is expending annual PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) solar cell production capacity from 80MWp currently to 320MWp by...

Small Taiwan firms may be unable to apply for exemption from EU anti-circumvention probe

Jun 5, 15:57

Small-size Taiwan-based PV solar makers and trading companies engaged in exports of solar cells or PV modules to Europe are not likely to apply for exemption from the anti-circumvention...

Solar cell, PV module orders from Europe decrease, say Taiwan makers

Jun 5, 12:23

Orders for crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules from Europe have decreased significantly and this is possibly due to negative impact of the European Union's (EU) decision...

Taiwan solar cell makers plan to hike prices

Jun 3, 12:19

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cells makers plan to increase quotes for June by an average of 2%, according to industry sources. Polycrystalline models with energy conversion...

Giga Solar Materials expects over 50% growth in 2015 PV silver paste shipments

Jun 2, 21:18

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials expects PV silver paste shipments in 2015 to increase on year by over 50% mainly due to booming demand in the China market, company...

China, Taiwan makers to set up overseas solar cell capacity of 3GWp by end of 2015

Jun 1, 21:01

China-based PV module makers and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, in a bid to cope with US anti-dumping and anti-subsidization taxes, will set up solar cell production...

EU starts anti-circumvention investigation of Taiwan solar firms

Jun 1, 12:07

The European Commission on May 29 announced an anti-circumvention investigation of China-, Taiwan- and Malaysia-based makers of crystalline silicon solar cells and PV modules.

Formosa Plastics developing dye-sensitized solar cells, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 1, 12:00

Taiwan-based petrochemical firm Formosa Plastics is developing dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) for use in consumer electronics, handset power supply and residential lighting, according...

Taiwan to talk with EU about PV circumvention probe

May 29, 12:39

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on May 28 indicated that it has sent a delegation to Brussels to talk with the European Commission...

China April polysilicon imports up 5.8% on month, says CNIA

May 29, 11:06

China imported 10,897 tons of polysilicon in April 2015, increasing 5.8% on month, according to the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CNIA).

Taiwan solar cell makers under pressure of upgrading technology

May 28, 11:44

As China has become the largest PV producing country and PV market around the world, China-based PV makers have been bringing increasing competitive pressure on Taiwan-based makers...

GCL insures PV modules

May 26, 11:29

GCL System Integration Technology, a China-based PV module maker and power-generating station EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor and operator, has signed insurance...

Taiwan makers promoting PERC polycrystalline solar cells

May 25, 21:59

In view of an expected rebound in demand in June, Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have been boosting PERC (passivated emitter and rear cell) polycrystalline models...

Gigastorage expects operations to break even in 1Q16

May 22, 15:20

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Gigastorage, also still suffering operating losses, expects business operations to break even in the first quarter of 2016 due to use of...

Giga Solar Materials starts operation of 17MWp PV power-generating station in Japan

May 21, 21:19

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on May 19 kicked off commercial operations of a 17MWp ground-mounted PV power-generating station in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern...

Taiwan to closely check origin of production certificates for solar exports to Europe, US

May 20, 11:36

The Board of Foreign Trade (BOFT) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs on May 19 indicated that it will strictly examine origin of production certificates issued for crystalline...

Almost all major Taiwan solar cell makers see losses in 1Q15

May 19, 11:25

Among six Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers, Tainergy Tech was the only one that made a profit in first-quarter 2015, according to industry sources.

China makers shift from 3bb to 4bb solar cells

May 19, 11:17

First-tier China-based makers have shifted production of crystalline silicon solar cells from 3bb (3-busbar) models to 4bb ones to hike power generation of PV modules, according to...

Lead-free front-side PV silver paste expected to become mainstream in 2015

May 15, 15:12

Adoption of lead-free front-side PV silver paste is increasing among China- and Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers and thus the material is expected to replace leaded...

Demand for solar-grade monocrystaline silicon wafers on the rise

May 13, 10:38

Of global demand for crystalline silicon solar cells, the proportion for P-type monocrystalline models has risen to about 20% and consequently this has resulted in increasing demand...

China PV firms expected to raise funding based on Yield Co model in 2015, say reports

May 12, 14:33

About five China-based PV makers and PV power generation project undertakers are expected to spin off their PV power-generating stations as Yield Cos in order to raising funding via...

Gintech announces Thailand solar cell factory plan

May 12, 11:18

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Gintech Energy on May 11 announced the investment of US$45 million to set up a solar cell factory with annual production capacity of 350MWp in...

Neo Solar Power reports losses for 1Q15

May 11, 13:52

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power recorded consolidated revenues of NT$4.63 billion (US$147 million), gross margin of -2.15%, net operating loss of NT$423 million,...

Some Taiwan solar cell makers accept on-credit supplies to China module clients

May 8, 16:02

Several China-based PV module makers have asked Taiwan-based solar cell makers to supply them on credit, and some of the latter have accepted the request mainly due to intense competition...

Motech, Gintech April revenues up on month, down on year

Stockwatch - May 8, 11:23

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries saw April 2015 consolidated revenues of NT$1.346 billion (US$43.9 million) increase 22.88% on month but decrease 30.72% on year,...

Trina Solar reportedly setting up factory in Thailand

May 8, 11:00

China-based Trina Solar is establishing a PV factory in Thailand with investment of US$160 million, with production to begin at the end of 2015 or the beginning of 2016, according...

Surging solar demand to trigger 4-year record high supply chain profit in 2015, says IHS

May 6, 15:41

IHS has identified at least 89 countries with solar photovoltaic (PV) end-markets that will show growth in solar installations in 2015, which is forecast to drive a 30% increase in...

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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

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    AUO-sponsored Apollo VI

    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • Suntech+HiPerforma+solar+module

    Suntech HiPerforma solar module

    Suntech has introduced the new HiPerforma 250 watt solar module that can be installed for residential, commercial and utility-scale uses. The module adopts Suntech's Pluto cell...

    Photo: Suntech, Jul 13.

  • AUO+14%2Dinch+solar%2Dpower+touch+keyboard+notebook+solution

    AUO 14-inch solar-power touch keyboard notebook solution

    AU Optronics (AUO) has introduced a 14-inch solar-powered touch keyboard solution for notebook. The thickness of the solar module used in the solution is reduced to 2.1mm. The solar...

    Photo: company, Nov 3.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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